If you love to bake, you know the challenges a small kitchen presents. From rolling out dough to letting cookies and cupcakes rest after baking, there never seems to be enough space in the kitchen. When you’re planning your new custom home, think about your kitchen and how you can make the most of the space to hone your baking skills and cook up delicious delicacies for the entire family. From ovens to appliances to storage and more, make sure you think of all the small details when you design your kitchen. If you need some help getting started, take a look at a few of our best design tips for making your kitchen a baking dream!
When you live in the Midwest, you tend to yearn for time on the coast. An occasional vacation to the ocean helps, but you may not want to give up that beachy feel during the rest of the year.
Before you start building your dream custom home, you have to free up some finances and prepare to sell your current home. You want to build the home of your dreams, to do that, you need to get the most possible out of your current home. Use these tips to maximize the amount you can get from your current home and sell faster.
Want fresh produce year-round without leaving the house? An indoor greenhouse for your custom home might be the best addition for fresh produce and a show-stopping feature. Control light, humidity, and temperature to grow the highest quality plants for your family. An indoor greenhouse requires lots of planning, but in the end, results in homegrown happiness when constructed correctly.
Sharp angles, clean lines, muted colors are all features of modern design. Although still called modernism, this style has been around since the 1900’s. Home design trends come and go from popularity but some styles have been able to stand the test of time. As we look toward the future, what can we expect for future home design?
If you’re having a custom home built, it’s a great opportunity to keep your specific needs in mind while creating the house’s layout. One characteristic to keep in mind while creating your custom home design is your organization style — that is, whether you’re naturally good at keeping your space organized or whether built-in features could help facilitate keeping the place neat and clean.
Your pets are your family, so you want them to be as comfortable and happy as you are. They may already sleep in your bed, eat the best pet food and travel with you on vacation. When designing a home, consider adding some custom features for your pets to make them even more comfortable.
One poorly placed window can throw the lighting of a room off balance. Imagine sitting down to dinner and one beam of light comes shining in, directly where you’re seated. A better design plan could have prevented the one seat at the table no one wants to sit in. Home planning takes a lot of attention to detail.
Can lights, track lights, dome lights, chandeliers, the list of types of lighting for your home goes on and on. As you start thinking about the light in your home and the feeling you want to emit with your light fixtures, keep in mind all of the different ways your lighting will be used, and all of your family’s needs when it applies to lighting in the home.
Thinking of building your dream home? If you’re anything like the rest of us, you’ve probably turned to Pinterest and HGTV to start gathering your ideas, which is a great way to start. (Fixer Upper addiction, anyone? Please tell us we aren’t alone…)